- Summary: The Bay Area's Josh Davis (aka DJ Shadow) finally returns with a proper full-length follow-up to 1996's groudbreaking 'Endtroducing,' which achieved near-legendary status for its imaginative use of samples (a style that would later be adopted by acts such as The Avalanches).
- Record Label: MCA
- Genre(s): Electronic, Hip-Hop
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MojoWith The Private Press DJ Shadow ups even his own considerable ante. [May 2002, p.96]
Alternative PressIt was probably inevitable, but having raised the bar so high for cut-and-paste music, Shadow spends a little too long here looking up at it. [Jul 2002, p.96]
May 7, 2011Don't hesitate to buy this amazing DJ Shadow album. It may never be as great as "Endtroducing", but it still blew me away. His talent toDon't hesitate to buy this amazing DJ Shadow album. It may never be as great as "Endtroducing", but it still blew me away. His talent to sample music from other artists and make them his own is amazing. He flawlessly creates beautiful songs that flow together wonderfully in this album. The songs that I would recommend are "Fixed Income", "Giving Up The Ghost", "Six Days", "Mogrel...Meets His Maker", Right Thing/GDMFSOB", and "You Can't Go Home Again". Get up from your computer, run down to the the nearest music store, and buy this album!… Expand
VinnyAAug 18, 2005Davis makes pretty much everything on the radio sound idiotic. It's nice to here a real artist evolving and growing instead of pumping Davis makes pretty much everything on the radio sound idiotic. It's nice to here a real artist evolving and growing instead of pumping out the same old thing. The rest of the music industry would do well to embrace musicians whos music can be called art, istead of going for the quick buck song of the week that no will remember or care about three years from now. Shadow stands head and shoulders above the largly unlistenable tripe that MTV proports as Hip-Hop. Music like this develops loyal fallowings that last years beyond the top forty. You won't be dissapointed.… Expand
ericmAug 28, 2005just get it.
BobS.Jun 3, 2002Not quite as good as Entroducing, very worthy follow up considering the album it is following up though.
NobleL.Aug 23, 2002Just what I expected from Shadow ... the unexpected - 'You can't go home again' will be on my playlist for years to come.
JayMalJan 12, 2004Not as great as Entroducing...., But still a solid album all around.
ChoadmasterBalzacJul 30, 2002You can hear him trying to "move on" to the next thing when really what everyone wants to hear is the same old. I'd like to say that I You can hear him trying to "move on" to the next thing when really what everyone wants to hear is the same old. I'd like to say that I felt differently but my vibe has not changed to match his. Maybe that's what makes him a great artist? Or maybe the reaching just sounds pretentious. This really could be a Moby or Fatboy Slim album.… Collapse
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